Information for Parents
Career, Internship & Student Employment Services is committed to the career education of students, which includes helping them evaluate their interests and values and development of key career competencies that will prepare them for the world of work. We know parents play an important role in their professional and personal growth and many students still seek advice and guidance from their parents regarding their career and professional development. We want to provide resources and information to parents so they are able to offer the best information possible to their child.
Our goal is to teach lifelong career decision-making and planning skills. To ensure students are ready to enter the workforce with confidence and competence, we offer a wide-variety of services.
- Individual and Group Career Coaching
- Career Education Clinics
- Career Assessments
- Resume and Cover Letter Assistance
- Job Search Strategies
- Mock Interviews
- Salary & Benefits Negotiation
- And More!
- Fall Career Fair
- Spring Career Fair
- Student Employment Job fair
- Teach Montana Educators' Fair
HireABobcat.com, powered by Handshake is your one stop employment portal for:
- Finding work-study jobs, internships, part-time employment, and post-graduation positions
- Registering for career fairs and other events
- Signing up for employer interviews
We help students engage in aprocess to develop their careers through self-assessment, career research, experiential learning, thoughtful reflection, and development of essential career skills. Through Career Design, students build toward an end goal, rather than pre-determining a career outcome based solely on a passion or interest at a given time. Through Career Design, students work to develop the skills and qualities employers want, while mapping a path toward purposeful, fulfilling work.
Yes. Students can find student employment opportunities on and off campus on HireABobcat.com, powered by Handshake.This is free to students and they log-in with their NetID and password. We also encourage students to make an appointment with a Career Education Coach for assistance with their search and development of their application materials.
You can encourage your student to make an appointment with a Career Education Coach for resume and cover letter review, job search assistance, and more. In addition, there are campus events, like Career Fairs and Career Education Clinics where your student can engage with employers and develop skills that will help them in their job search.
Each year Career, Internship & Student Employment Services at Montana State University conducts a survey to understand key indicators regarding MSU student graduate outcomes. These data are central to some of our assessment measures and are important as we work to improve student educational and career outcomes. Employment outcomes and mean salary by degree type and major are provided for each year in the Career Destinations Survey.
Each year Career, Internship & Student Employment Services at Montana State University conducts a survey to understand key indicators regarding MSU student graduate outcomes. In the Career Destinations Survey you cansee where MSU students are employed. Additionally, students can see who recruits at MSU on their HireABobcat.com accounts.
Have Other Questions?
Please contact our office at 406-994-4353 or email us at [email protected].